Foyle 'excited' to get started at the Cobblers

'I enjoyed my time at the club previously working with Chris Wilder and Alan Knill and coming to the club at this time is particularly exciting as the club embarks on a different way of doing things.'

Friday, 21st May 2021, 2:19 pm
Updated Friday, 21st May 2021, 2:20 pm
Martin Foyle.
Martin Foyle.

Martin Foyle believes it's an 'exciting time' to be joining the Cobblers after he was appointed the club's new head of recruitment.

The 58-year-old returns to Northampton six years after doing the same role for a brief period in 2015 when he worked with Chris Wilder and Alan Knill.

This time Foyle will sit on a committee and work alongside manager Jon Brady - as well as Ian Sampson and Graham Carr - as Town set about building a squad for League Two.

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"This is an exciting time to be joining Northampton Town as the club has taken some brave and modern decisions on the way to move forward," said Foyle.

"I am really looking forward to this role. I enjoyed my time at the club previously working with Chris Wilder and Alan Knill and coming to the club at this time is particularly exciting as the club embarks on a different way of doing things.

"Recruitment is key for any club, and the summer is the key time for that, so I am already hard at work talking to clubs, players and agents about Northampton Town."

Brady added: "Martin and his experience and his contacts will be a big help to us and we are really pleased the club has been able to make this appointment swiftly.

"This is a key time of the year as clubs and players consider their options and Martin's appointment is excellent news for the club.

"From talking to Martin he understands what we are doing and what we want to achieve, the style we will have and the type of player we want and he is excited to be heading up our new recruitment structure.”